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Miki Kawamura has danced a number of high-profile roles for OKC Ballet. | Photo Jana Carson / provided

The OKC arts community owes immigration for two of its key figures

The OKC arts community owes immigration for two of its key figures

“I had my cello, I had my suitcase, and I literally had $20,” Tomasz Zieba said. “That’s all I had.”

Family and friends of Luis Plaza gathered outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in south Oklahoma City in late October. (Photo Laura Eastes)

Deported and detained — a Norman family’s encounter with immigration officials results in his removal to Mexico.

Deported and detained — a Norman family’s encounter with immigration officials results in his removal to Mexico.

(Chris Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Local impact! How federal decisions affect local lives and communities

“They are trying to create and turn citizens against the environment and environmentalism, which troubles me more than anything,” Bridgwater said.

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OKG Q&A: Comedian Eddie Izzard talks global politics, standing up to LGBT harassment ahead of Dec. 29 show

Comedy is like a cousin of journalism. Journalists point out intellectual truths and psychological truths about things that are going on in the world. Comics, we can point out things that make people laugh by pointing out the fallibility, the strangeness and the twisted nature of things.

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